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major: Physics

Degree: Bachelor of Science Concentration: Mechanical Engineering 2022-2023

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Prerequisites (28 credits)

CHEMISTRY 1 REQUIREMENT:
CHM 2045/2045L General Chemistry I and Lab (4 credits)
Acceptable substitutes: (CHMX040 and CHMX041) or CHMX045C
Students must complete Introduction to Chemistry, CHM1025/L with a "C" or higher to take Chemistry I

CHEMISTRY 2 REQUIREMENT:
CHM 2046/2046L General Chemistry II and Lab (4 credits)
Acceptable substitute: CHMX046C

MATHEMATICS REQUIREMENT:
MAC2311 (GM) Calculus I (4 Credits)
Prerequisite: MAC 1147 (Students must complete MAC1105 and Trig or Pre Calc with a "C" or higher to take Calc I)
Acceptable substitute: MACX281
MAC2312 (GM) Calculus II (4 Credits)
Prerequisite: MAC 2311
Acceptable substitute: MACX282
MAC2313 (GM) Calculus III (4 Credits)
Prerequisite: MAC 2312
Acceptable substitute: MACX283

PHYSICS REQUIREMENT:
PHY 2048C Calculus-based Physics I (4 credits)
Prerequisites: PHY1028 Introduction to Physics and MAC2311 Calculus I
Corequisite: MAC2312
PHY 2049 Calculus-based Physics II (3 credits)
PHY 2049L Calculus-based Physics II Lab (1 credit)

Requisites (6 credits)

COP2220 Programming I (3 Credits)
MAP2302 (GM) Ordinary Differ Equations (3 Credits)
Prerequisite: MAC 2312

Major Requirements (52 credits)

The Physics major is very sequential as most courses are prerequisites to the next; many courses are only offered in fall semester or spring semester. Please see your academic advisor to discuss course sequencing. Courses must be taken in prerequisite order. Electronic approval for courses requiring prerequisites must be obtained each registration. Grades of C or above must be earned in all physics requirements.

PHY1024 Exploring Majoring in Physics (1 Credit)
PHY3101 Modern Physics (3 Credits)
Prerequisite: PHY 2049 and Corequisite: MAC 2313
PHY3101L Modern Physics Lab (1 Credit)
Corequisite: PHY 3101
PHZ3113C Mathematical Physics (4 Credits)
Prerequisites: PHY 2049 and MAC2313 and Corequisite: MAP 2302
PHY3220 Classical Mechanics (4 Credits)
Prerequisite: PHZ 3113C
PHY4320 Electricity and Magnetism (4 Credits)
Prerequisite: PHY 3113C
PHY3424C Optics with Laboratory (4 Credits)
Prerequisites: PHY 2049 and MAC 2313
PHY3722C Electronics for Scientists (4 Credits)
Prerequisites: (PHY 3101 or CHM 4410C) and MAC 2313
PHY3604 Quantum Mechanics (4 Credits)
Prerequisites: PHY3101 and PHZ 3113C 
PHY4523 Thermodyn and Statistical Mech (4 Credits)
Prerequisites: PHY 2049 and MAC 2313 and MAP 2302
PHY4802L Advanced Physics Laboratory (1 Credit)
Prerequisite: PHY 3101L
PHY4910 Physics Research and Seminar 1 (1 Credit)
Prerequisite: PHY 3101
PHY4911 Physics Research and Seminar 2 (1 Credit)
Prerequisite: PHY 4910
EGN3311 Statics (3 Credits)
EGN3331 Strength of Materials (3 Credits)
EML3100 Thermodynamics I (3 Credits)
EGN3203 Modern Computational Methods (3 Credits)
EML3015 Fluids (3 Credits)
Corequisite: Must take EGN3321 prior to or at the same time
EML4304L Thermal Sciences Lab I (1 Credit)

Major Electives (2 credits)

It’s recommended that students take EGN3321 Dynamics as the major elective as it is the prerequisite to EML3015 Fluids. Grades of C or higher are required in all engineering electives.

SELECT 2 Credits in EGN, EML, EMA, PHY, PHZ at 3000/4000 LEVEL